Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School

663 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School serves 905 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 22% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School's student population of 905 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students905 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2088 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
10%
Hispanic
72%
29%
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Black
27%
15%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
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2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewark Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Luis Muñoz Marin Elementary School is Kearny High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ridge Street School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elliott Street Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newark Elliott Street Elementary School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 745 students
    0.2 miles
    721 Summer Avenue
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 268-5360
    0.2 PK-6 745
  • Newark Ridge Street School Math: 33% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 682 students
    0.5 miles
    735 Ridge St
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 268-5210
    0.5 PK-8 682
  • Kearny Garfield Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 525 students
    0.7 miles
    360 Belgrove Dr
    Kearny, NJ 07032
    (201) 955-5090
    0.7 PK-6 525
  • Kearny Lincoln Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 910 students
    0.9 miles
    121 Beech St
    Kearny, NJ 07032
    (201) 955-5095
    0.9 7-8 910
  • Newark Park Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 841 students
    0.9 miles
    120 Manchester Place
    Newark, NJ 07104
    (973) 268-5210
    0.9 PK-8 841

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